To meet the capacity building needs of its members and stakeholders, and the broader sector, AMA coordinates various initiatives such as trainings and exposures visits, workshops, and scholarship programs. These capacity-building activities enhance the knowledge and skills of Afghan staff and thus improve the quality of development finance programs.
As a national level association of development finance institutions, AMA facilitates better coordination and convergence among the service providers, practitioners, financial institutions and other stakeholders, including regional and provincial government departments. AMA builds bridges between its various partners through a number of forums, including the CEOs’ Coordination Meetings, and Regional Coordination Meetings. […]
The Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA) was set up in 2003 at the invitation of the Afghan government – to get donor coordination right from the start and avoid the counter-productive efforts that have emerged from conflicting donor objectives in other post-conflict situations. It was established as a vehicle through which the Afghan […]
Mr. Salim Khan – Chairperson Mr. Salim Khan currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of OXUS Afghanistan. Previously he worked with FINCA Afghanistan, FINCA Pakistan, The First Microfinance Bank (FMFB) Afghanistan, FMFB Pakistan, AKRSP Pakistan and AKDN Afghanistan. He has a Master’s Degree in Commerce and Accounting with Distinction. He is an International Certified Expert […]
There is a rich body of knowledge and experience in the sector that needs to be harnessed and shared across the sector for broad learning and application of best practices. AMA is continually working with its members and stakeholders in developing needs-based knowledge management tools and services. It gathers data from members and other relevant […]
By becoming a member of the Afghanistan Microfinance Association (AMA), you will get the following benefits out of your membership: Lobby & Advocacy: Participate in awareness raising campaigns with top Government Officials and Community Leaders at national and regional levels. Receive support and cooperation of the Government and Community Leaders to run your organization’s operations […]
Project Period: July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019. Project Background: Switch Asia is part of a wider SWITCH program portfolio funded by the European Commission in Asia. Led by GERES, Rural Movement Organization (RMO) and Afghanistan Microfinance Association (AMA) are committed to implement this project in 15 selected districts of Kabul City of Afghanistan. […]